CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA2019-09-27T17:29:33+00:00

Traveling to Central & South America

South America is the 4th largest continent. It is made up of 12 countries and 3 independent territories.

Most of our explorations here have included using the talents of tour operators to show us the country.

Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello: Escape from the Ordinary

Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello in Quebec Canada Welcome to a nature lover's paradise - Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello, nestled in the picturesque wilderness of Quebec, Canada. Step into a world where rustic elegance meets unparalleled natural beauty. This iconic resort invites you to indulge in a truly extraordinary experience. Hidden away on the banks of the magnificent Ottawa River, Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello offers an enchanting escape like no other. Embrace the tranquillity [...]

February 23rd, 2023|Categories: Canada, ISSUU, North America, Published Articles|

Best Things to Do in Bay of Fundy and Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia

Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia and Bay of Fundy - Things to Do Now that the weather is getting warmer and thoughts of summer travel are on your mind, why not take a trip to Nova Scotia? In this post, read about many of the great things to do and see in Bay of Fundy and Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia. Welcome to the Bay of Fundy, a picturesque destination known for its stunning landscapes [...]

June 1st, 2022|Categories: Calculated Traveller, Canada, North America, Published Articles|

South African Adventure Photo Essay

South African Adventure Photo Essay We had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit the beautiful country of South Africa with Go Touch Down Tours. Our first safari adventure included early morning and late afternoon game drives through the beautiful Songimvelo Game Reserve.  Every time we left Humala River Lodge nestled deep within the reserve, we were treated to gifts from Mother Nature. We ventured across open areas in view of the Green Stone Mountains [...]

March 21st, 2022|Categories: AFRICA, Food Wine Travel Magazine, Published Articles, South Africa|

10 Best Things to do in the Quebec Maritimes of Eastern Canada

Things to do in The Quebec Maritimes The Quebec Maritimes in Eastern Canada has so much to offer. The multitude of cities and towns have their own unique culture, cuisine, and scenery. One of the best ways to explore the region is to take a road trip. You can take many routes, including at least one ferry, so you don’t have to backtrack. Don’t worry; the ferry rides themselves can be considered an [...]

January 17th, 2022|Categories: Calculated Traveller, North America, Published Articles|

Photo Contest Examples – My Success in the 2021 IFWTWA Photo Contest

My Photo Contest Examples 6 Photos with a Story to Tell "A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away." E. Welty When people look at their photos, there are often a couple that stand out as their favourites. It might be because there are family or friends or both in the picture. It might be a photo of a place they visited or an activity in which they were involved. Regardless of [...]

April 23rd, 2021|Categories: Food & Libations, Tips & Tricks, VW Blog, wine|

Excellent Billings Montana Breweries You Should Visit

Montana has two main nicknames. “The Treasure State” because of its rich mineral reserves and our favourite, “Big Sky Country”. On a recent trip to Montana we were delighted to discover its wide open spaces and take in its beautiful scenery. 


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